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Columbia University

School of International and Public Affairs

Since 1946, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has been educating professionals who work in public, private and nonprofit organizations to make a difference in the world.

Through rigorous social science research and hands-on practice, SIPA’s graduates and faculty strive to improve social services, advocate for human rights, strengthen markets, protect the environment, and secure peace, in their home communities and around the world.

Degree Programs

  • Master of International Affairs
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Program in Economic Policy Management
  • MPA in Environmental Science and Policy
  • MPA in Development Practice
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • PhD in Sustainable Development
  • Global Master of Public Administration

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The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs seeks a Research Scholar for a major research initiative on global oil markets.

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Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs invites applications for a tenured position in international finance and international macroeconomics.

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We are officially one week into the fall semester, and it’s proven to be unlike any other. We moved all our courses online and implemented Hyflex classrooms for a small number of classes. These specialized classrooms allow professors to teach students …

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I’m trying to recall what I wrote this time last year to kick-off classes starting, but honestly it feels odd. SIPA has started off in the “HyFlex” model (hybrid + flexible), meaning the Fall 2020 semester is a blend of online and fac…

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The SIPA Financial Aid Office maintains a database of external funding opportunities, and we wanted to alert students to some with upcoming application deadlines. For more external scholarship awards, go to our External Fellowships and Funding Sources …

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We are excited to announce that SIPA’s 2021 Application is officially live.  We strongly recommend providing yourself with ample time to prepare a complete application that best represents your academic abilities. To help you get started, we enco…

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Thanks to Saiful Salihudin MIA ’21, concentrating in Economic and Political Development, for this post. Apart from learning the culinary art of my native land of Malaysia, I spend my COVID summer days as a Political Affairs intern, at the United …

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It’s been a tumultuous summer but we are still here and carrying on. As we prepare to open the Fall 2021 application (which we will announce widely once that happens), we have been meeting many of you during our virtual information sessions and g…

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